The College of Graduate Studies is continuing to offer the Graduate Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This year there are a total of 13 Dissertation Completion Fellowships. As a reminder, this fellowship is intended for students in their final semester of graduate education who have a realistic expectation of degree completion in spring 2021. The award includes a $10,000 fellowship plus tuition support (not including fees) and paid individual insurance coverage.
COS can nominate up to four students. Each college will receive at least one fellowship if they submit a qualified nominee for consideration. The remaining fellowships will be considered at large and selected from the pool of nominees.
Please submit the following information to (firstname.lastname@example.org) as a single .pdf file no later than Friday November 6th. Please note that the date on the Fellowship Flyer (November 16 – see link below) is the date by which the College must submit nominations to Graduate Studies, and is after the deadline to submit nominations to the College.
- The student’s name and UCFID
- A letter from the dissertation chair describing the substance of the dissertation, its significance, and anticipated completion date.
- A document from the doctoral candidate including a one-page summary of the project written in non-technical language, a detailed time-line for completion of the dissertation (including information on the most recent chapter completed), and a 250-word statement expressing why the fellowship would assist with the completion of the doctoral degree.
About the Fall 2020 3MT Event:
- Participants create a three minute video using Zoom, upload it to the cloud and submit the link to our Fall 2020 3MT Submission Form by October 20, 2020.
- Submission recordings will be sent to a panel of judges for scoring and finalists will be chosen
- Finalist presentations will be streamed at a live event on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM
- Event winners will be announced at the live event and scholarships of $1,000 (first place), $750 (runner up), and $250 (audience choice) will be awarded
Participants must be currently enrolled UCF doctoral students who have entered candidacy (or program equivalent) and are actively engaged in dissertation (or equivalent) research.
Please see https://graduate.ucf.edu/3mt for additional details including presentation resources and full submission guidelines.
The Spring 2021 GTA Meeting and Lab Training is scheduled on December 16, 2020 with Adam LaMee. Zoom link to be provided via e-mail to assigned student GTAs.